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Dining out in Cairo’s hotels: Tea Time Lounge is great for pre or post dinner drinks

and   /  December 27, 2012  /  Tourism  /  No Comments

Cairo is home to many five star hotels and most include specialty restaurants, ranging from Oriental to Italian to sushi. Several DNE reporters went out to dinner to find the gems that are hidden behind the glossy facades of the capital’s high class hotels

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Morsy addresses nation after passing new constitution

and   /  December 26, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian president thanks citizens, police and judiciary for completing referendum

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The world visits Gaza

  /  December 26, 2012  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Increased opening at the Rafa crossing continues to make Egypt most of the world’s access point to Gaza

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EU urges post-constitution dialogue

  /  December 26, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Leading Egyptian camps both agree with EU suggestion, disagree on way forward

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Minister of communication resigns

  /  December 26, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Hany Mahmoud’s short term as head of communication marked by frustration

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Opposition parties set up Independent Party Current

and   /  December 25, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The new current is part of an ongoing evolution of opposition parties in preparation for parliamentary elections

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Why the reduction in SCC justices?

  /  December 24, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Constitutional rule altering high court has been at the center of debates as to its true intention

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Spain refuses extradition of Mubarak’s right-hand man

  /  December 24, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

High Spanish court says Egypt cannot be trusted to treat Mubarak-era businessman fairly

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Wafa receives final 50 lashes in Saudi prison

  /  December 24, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  4 Comments

Egyptian fashion designer in Saudi jail has completed 500 lashes, but still has time remaining in her sentence

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Tourism losing thousands of dollars every minute

  /  December 23, 2012  /  Politics  /  1 Comment

An unstable Egypt is costing the country a fortune in missing tourism funds

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Doubt cast over judicial oversight

  /  December 20, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics, Uncategorized  /  2 Comments

Questions about the number and authority of judges go unanswered by electoral body

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Prepping for round two

  /  December 19, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Major political parties tour Egypt’s governorates in an effort to sway Saturday’s referendum vote

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Hope for imminent release of Najla Wafa

  /  December 19, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Egyptian woman detained in Saudi Arabia could be released soon, meanwhile many more Egyptians languish in prison

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NSF laughs off eleventh hour dialogue

  /  December 19, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Opposition leaders say it is far too late for discussions on the constitution, which were requested by the Constituent Assembly and Muslim Brotherhood

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Women march on anniversary of violence

  /  December 18, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Women’s rights still a central theme in national debate, a year after photo of protester stripped to blue bra shocked the world

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Prosecutors surround Tala’at Abdallah’s office

and   /  December 17, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Move by prosecutors comes as part of an escalation to remove the controversial prosecutor general

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Cabinet clashes’ families seek justice on anniversary

  /  December 17, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Victims’ families suspect Brotherhood-SCAF collusion is main barrier to justice in Cabinet clashes

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When the dust settles in Gaza…

  /  December 17, 2012  /  In Focus  /  No Comments

The continuing battles of an independent activist in Palestine

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Women critical of referendum process

  /  December 16, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

NCW flooded with complaints of voting violations from female witnesses

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Another attempt at a Sudanese Spring

  /  December 16, 2012  /  Politics, Region  /  No Comments

Sudanese in Cairo show solidarity with activists in Sudan who are uniting to decry the government

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Standoff in Alex

  /  December 14, 2012  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Police are negotiating between Islamists and anti-constitution protestors

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Taking it to the streets

  /  December 14, 2012  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

6 April will be in the streets on Friday, but instead of protesting the constitution they will be attempting to educate the public

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Investigations urged into 5 Dec violence

  /  December 13, 2012  /  Egypt  /  No Comments

Role of prosecutor general and security forces to be scrutinised in events that led to deaths and illegal detentions

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Voting law changed

  /  December 11, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Voters in Egypt’s referendums must vote where they are registered, regardless of where they work or reside on day of vote

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Calls for Islamist revolution

  /  December 11, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  3 Comments

Hard-line calls continue for increased Shari’a influence despite the fact most Salafi parties are backing constitution

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Al-Dostour to campaign for referendum “No” vote

  /  December 10, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Party heads seek boycott but youth to go forward with campaign

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Army officers can temporarily arrest civilians

  /  December 10, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

New law harkens back to SCAF rule

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Egyptian premier meets with Nubians

  /  December 9, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

Nubian representatives continue to be critical of government

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Morsy repeals controversial declaration

  /  December 9, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  1 Comment

Issues new declaration and states that referendum will go forward as scheduled

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West focuses attention on Egypt

  /  December 8, 2012  /  Egypt, Politics  /  No Comments

The whole world is watching as Egypt struggles to define itself politically and legally

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